At 5,289 acres, Vail is the largest single Ski Mountain in North America, featuring seven powdery bowls, the backcountry skiing of Blue Sky Basin and the front side. 1,500 acres of "corduroy" each day means the most groomed terrain on the planet. Combined with a yearly average of 346 inches of snowfall and 300 days of sunshine, Vail is a skier's paradise. But more than that, off the slopes, head to Vail Village with world-class dining, shopping, galleries, après ski, nightlife and spas all just steps from a range of accommodations to suit every budget and task.
Vail is certainly the largest ski mountain in North America, stretching seven miles from east to west. Vail is consistently ranked tops on the continent and among the very best in the world. With a full range of lodging accommodations, Vail has something for everyone.
Come ski Vail and discover why it is legendary for its superlative Back Bowls- a dazzling 4,000-plus acres of ski terrain including the famous China Bowl and Riva Ridge. Vail's immense lift system includes 10 high-speed quads, a gondola and a network of 26 chair lifts to assure easy access and minimal lift lines. Come ski Vail and discover Vail's life off the slopes, which starts in Vail Village, an Austrian-inspired hub of activity featuring an amazing 70 restaurants, shop-lined lanes and an extraordinary range of convenient accommodations. A Vail ski vacation will keep you coming back year after year.
This resort is known for its emphasis on making sure your every whim is not only met, but anticipated. Most accommodations are slopeside on ski in and out. Beaver Creek features 300 days of sunshine, 1,825 acres of Colorado terrain, much of it groomed to perfection. The grandeur of the mountain is juxtaposed with the intimacy of the alpine village, but heated walk-ways and escalators to the slopes and around the village make it oh so easy to enjoy the aprés ski (warm cookies are a trade mark), the mouth-watering cuisine, blissful spas and captivating performing arts.
With a Beaver Creek ski vacation discover all the amenities one could desire plus more than 3,100 acres of prime skiing in one of the most scenic areas of the Colorado Rockies. Cruising runs for beginners as well as all the challenge one could want on the notorious Grouse Mountain and Birds of prey runs. Modern high-speed quad chair lifts whisk you to all areas, including great slopes for snowboarders and skiers of all levels. Kids come back for more at the popular Beaver Creek Ski School. From the joyous music of Alpenhorns ringing out at sunset, to a fun-filled torchlight ski-down for friends and family after nightfall, Beaver Creek enjoys an ambiance that sets it apart.